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Philippine CAS aircraft bid edges forward

13th June 2017 - 07:51 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong

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The ongoing and bloody battle to recapture the town of Marawi from Islamic militants of the Maute group in Mindanao is illustrating the seriousness of delays in Philippine Air Force (PAF) efforts to acquire six new close air support (CAS) aircraft.

Efforts to select a CAS platform have been tarrying ...

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